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Monday Morning JetLawg

On April 12, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

Rivalry between Adobe and Apple continues with launch of Apple’s iPad; cross developments between products might be affected.

Tensions rising with Twitter becoming viable competitor with iPhone’s App Store.

Privacy concerns arise as hundreds of WordPress Blogging sites are hacked.

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In a unanimous decision today, the D.C. Circuit vacated an order previously issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), mandating that Comcast not selectively limit its users’ bandwidth–namely, that the FCC cannot regulate Comcast’s practice of limiting bandwidth use by peer-to-peer programs. See below for a breakdown of what the decision means for [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On November 29, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Prolific spammer sent to prison for more than four years.

White House comes out in favor of net neutrality.

Michelle Obama Google bomb raises censorship questions.

Director Roman Polanski granted $4.5 million bail, but Swiss government has ten days to appeal.

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On October 26, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Musicians use Freedom of Information Act to find out how the government is using their music.

The continued battle over net neutrality.

New music service being launched by Google, iLike and Lala partnership.

Big Brother winner Adam Jasinski uses prize money [...]

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FCC's New Rules for "Net Neutrality"

On September 21, 2009 By JETLaw

Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski has proposed two new rules designed to aggressively protect the free movement of online traffic by preventing Internet service providers from restricting web sites and other services on the Internet. The proposed rules would require carriers to practice “reasonable” network management and respect “net neutrality,” the principle [...]

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Eyes of Tech World on Obama’s Pick for FCC Chairman

On January 20, 2009 By JETLaw

Many eyes in the tech world are now fixed on Julius Genachowski, President Obama’s pick for Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman. If confirmed, Genachowski will face a number of important challenges. Indeed, according to Network World columnist Johna Till Johnson, the decisions that Genachowski will make over the next few years could decide [...]

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The first Gen-X’er to be elected to the nation’s highest office, President-elect Barack Obama may be the most wired-in president ever. Among the many priorities on Obama’s To-Do list when he takes office this January, technology concerns will be paramount. Trading in his Continue Reading

Comcast Seeks to Overturn FCC Decision

On September 6, 2008 By JETLaw

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Comcast filed suit Thursday against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The cable giant is seeking to block the FCC’s decision to sanction it for “blocking” internet traffic for certain subscribers.

As our blog reported on August 15, the FCC handed down a narrow 3-2 decision in [...]

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